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June 2011 Archives

Here are today’s dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. Tracy Morgan steps in it again. From E! Online: The Arc, a nonprofit advocacy group serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is the latest organization demanding […]

Here are today’s dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. Aronofsky’s proposed Noah movie rides a wave of support. From SlashFilm: Darren Aronofsky‘s wish to make his Bible-based fantasy epic Noah an “event” film is about to […]

Here are today’s dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. Supreme Court rules against California’s ban on selling violent video games to minors. From The LA Times: These are not easy decisions. They shouldn’t be. Nor, despite […]

Here are today’s dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. Cultural shift continues as New York okays gay marriage. The cable networks scrambled to cover the state legislature’s historic vote on Friday night leading to at least […]

Here are today’s dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. Glen Campbell has Alzheimer’s disease. From People Magazine: In his new song, “A Better Place,” Glen Campbell sings, “I need the ones I love Lord/More and more […]

1. Ebert walks back Jackass comment. From The Guardian: US film critic Roger Ebert has admitted he may have spoken too soon when he took to Twitter with anti drink-drive comments following the death of Jackass star Ryan Dunn in […]

Here are today’s dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. 2011 Catholic Media Convention  convenes tomorrow in Pittsburgh. This year the annual gathering of Catholic media professionals note the 100th anniversary of The Catholic Press Association (one […]

Here are today’s dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. Fair and Balanced debate: Jon Stewart v. Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RwyUdBp-cck IMHO: The Daily Show and Fox News Sunday hosts both represented their sides […]

Here are today’s dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. Anthony Weiner heckled during resignation announcement. From Ben Smith @ Politico: He wrote his final statement, with apologies to his wife and brother, himself and it was […]

Here are today’s dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. New NBC boss Robert Greenblatt on Utah affiliate’s refusal to air The Playboy Club. From Hollywood Reporter: They have to do what they have to do. If […]